©2019 by Elevate Dallas

Amazing Opportunity

to Double the Impact

This holiday season, Elevate Dallas has an amazing opportunity to double all donations up to $1,000. Elevate USA and its affiliates have been given this opportunity via the generosity of our partner - Stand Together Foundation. 


All tax-deductible donations (made via the link below) will be matched by the Stand Together Foundation. Please note that 1 donation per individual will be matched up to $1,000. Please make sure to scroll down and select "Elevate Dallas" as your chosen affiliate. The donation period runs through March 31, 2020.

Our Program

Accredited Classes

Full time teacher-mentors teach ACCREDITED ELECTIVE high school and junior high classes in public high schools.These classes incorporate 13 vital character qualities and life skills into our daily classroom curriculum through experiential learning, group activities and discussions. These qualities and skills are designed to develop the personal character, leadership abilities and capabilities needed for success.


Teacher-Mentors spend 50% of their time mentoring high school and junior high students after school, weekends and throughout the summer. They pay attention to the WHOLE CHILD, discovering their talents, interests and hopes for the future, and then investing in those through activities and time together. Through these positive and caring relationships, students begin to care and invest in their futures.


Elevate students develop teamwork and leadership skills year-round by participating in outdoor activities after-school, on weekends, and during the summer. These programs allow students to build confidence in their own abilities by exploring experiences outside their comfort zone. This adventure component also challenges students to utilize their in-classroom training in practical ways.

College & Career

At Elevate we know that high school graduation day is just the beginning. We provide support to students taking their next steps by assisting with
Career planning, College scholarships, Admission applications process,
Running interview practice sessions, Exam preparation, & More.

What makes us unique

Teacher-Mentors representive of students

Teacher-mentors are hired from the community or similar backgrounds, so they can relate to the students and serve as role models.

Cross Age Mentoring

High school students visit a local elementary school each week to teach the same character qualities and life skills they are learning in class; becoming leaders and role models.

Year Round Programming

Programs are not limited to the school year, but offered year round. 

Long Term Relationship Approach

Teacher-mentors work with students from year to year, allowing for a "pipeline" of influence from 2nd through 12th grade.


Whether you measure it in academic outcomes, lives changed, or the cost savings to society, one thing proves true: the Elevate model is effective. Outcomes from Elevate affiliates across the U.S. show the following results.

90% Graduation

The average graduation rate in urban schools across the United States hovers around the 58% mark. For students who participate in Elevate programs for three years or more, the graduation rate improves to a 90%.

96% Post Secondary

Whether these graduates go on to college, technical training or the military. These students are being prepared for future success and leadership in their spheres of influence.

Character Growth

Along with improved school

success, a six year longitudinal study

conducted by a third party evaluator shows significant growth in all

13 character and life skill areas.

This is the basis for CHANGED LIVES.


Elevate Dallas continues to impact the lives of hundreds of youth every year through generous support. We invite you to invest financially or donate your time with us.